Caesar (Series) Alternatives

    Caesar is described as 'As a provincial governor charged with spreading the glory of Rome your mission is clear – build cities, foster trade and industry, make money. How you accomplish this is up to you' and is a City Building Game in the Games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Caesar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and Wine. The best alternative is OpenRA, which is both free and Open Source. Other Caesar like games are CaesarIA (Free, Open Source), openage (Free, Open Source), Age of Mythology (Paid) and Dune Legacy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 5, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • .NET Framework
      • Mono
      OpenRA is an open-source reimplementation of Westwood’s Command and Conquer Red Alert game engine, updated to use the hardware acceleration of modern video cards using OpenGL.
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    1. CaesarIA is an open source remake of Caesar III game released by Impressions Games in 1998, it aims to expand the possibilities of the classical city-building simulators and to add new features showing the city life. Now the game work with Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and Android.
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      Almost everyone thinks CaesarIA is a great alternative to Caesar.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Free (as in freedom) open-source RTS Age of Empires engine. Written from scratch in C++, Python, Cython, Qt/QML, OpenGL/GLSL, Vulkan, ...
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    2. Age of Mythology is based on building towns, gathering resources, creating armies, and ultimately destroying enemy units and buildings. In this way, players are able to defeat and conquer rival towns and civilizations.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Dune Legacy is an effort by a handful of developers to revitalize the first-ever real-time strategy game.
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    3. Empire Earth (Series)

      • Windows
      • Java Mobile
      Empire Earth, also known as EE, is a real-time strategy video game developed by Stainless Steel Studios and released on November 23, 2001. It is the first game in the Empire Earth series: Empire Earth, Empire Earth II, Empire Earth III. Represent entire series of Empire Earth games.

      Discontinued

      You can still buy this game on GOG.com

    4. Micropolis is a open city-building simulator game and is based on the original source code of .

      Discontinued

      The online version and theFacebook app are unavailable. The source code and the Java version are available from Google Code.

    5. [Link from Wayback Machine: http://web.archive.org/web/20010330133302/http://www.pharaoh1.com/main_index.shtml]

      Discontinued

      Pharaoh was released on October 31, 1999, and was later complemented with an expansion pack, Cleopatra: Queen of the Nile. The official website is no longer available, but the game can be still bought from GOG.com

    6. Master the art of ancient tactics as Roman, Gaul or Teuton! TRAVIAN is a multiplayer strategy browser game. As a player in TRAVIAN, you will build your own empire, recruit a mighty army, and fight with your allies for game world domination.
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    7. Dune (Series)

      • Windows
      • AmigaOS
      • Playstation
      Games: Dune II, Dune 2000, Emperor: Battle for Dune ------------------- Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (titled Dune II: Battle for Arrakis in Europe and Dune: The Battle for Arrakis for the North American Mega Drive/Genesis port respectively) is a real-time strategy... Represent entire series of Dune games.

      Discontinued

      Dune II is discontinued because Westwood shutdown here is more info: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/ea-consolidates-studios-closes-westwood/1100-2909852/

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